The Pakistan Super League (PSL) Draft 2023 took place on Thursday, December 15, in Karachi. Over 500 players took part in the draft. Players were placed into six different categories, namely, Platinum, Diamond, Gold, Silver, Emerging, and Supplementary.
The player retention for Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2023 were announced on November 11. In one of the biggest trades in the history of the tournament, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam parted ways with Karachi Kings and moved to Peshawar Zalmi.
All the six franchises made some terrific signings in the PSL Draft 2023, which took place on Thursday, December 15 in Karachi. Some of the best T20 stars have been roped in by franchises ahead of the eighth edition of Pakistan Super League.
Here’s the complete squad of all six teams for PSL 2023:
Mohammad Rizwan, Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Shan Masood, Usama Mir, Usman Khan, Sameen Gul, Anwar Ali, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tim David, Abbas Afridi, Ihsanullah, David Miller, Josh Little, Akeal Hosein, Mohammad Sarwar, Adil Rashid, Arafat Minhas
Rashid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, David Wiese, Fakhar Zaman, Hussain Talat, Sikandar Raza, Liam Dawson, Dilbar Hussain, Abdullah Shafique, Harry Brook, Kamran Ghulam, Zaman Khan, Mirza Tahir Baig, Ahmed Danlyal, Shawaiz Irfan, Jordan Cox, Jalat Khan
Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Jason Roy, Mohammad Hasnain, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Naveen ul Haq, Muhammad Zahid, Abdul Bangalzai, Aimal Khan, Umar Akmal, Will Smeed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Naseem Shah, Odean Smith, Ahsan Ali, Umaid Asif, Martin Guptill, Omair Bin Yousuf
Babar Azam, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Danish Aziz, Arshad Iqbal, Saim Ayub, Sherfane Rutherford, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Haris, Aamir Jamal, Salman Irshad, Tom-Kohler Cadmore, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rovman Powell, Usman Qadir, Suifyan Muqeem, Haseeb Ullah, Jimmy Neesham
Shadab Khan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abrar Ahmed, Sohaib Maqsood, Rumman Raees, Zeeshan Zamir, Asif Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jnr, Azam Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Colin Munro, Paul Stirling, Alex Hales, Hassan Nawaz, Moeen Ali, Mubasir Khan
Haider Ali, James Fuller, Andrew Tye, Tayyab Tahir, Mohammad Akhlaq, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shoaib Malik, Aamir Yamin, Mir Hamza, Sharjeel Khan, Qasim Akram, Matthew Wade, Imran Tahir, James Vince, Irfan Khan Niazi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mohammad Umar
The eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is scheduled to commence on February 9, 2023, with the final of the tournament set to be held on March 19. The tournament will be held across four venues – Karachi, Lahore, Multan, and Rawalpindi.